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Howard Kennedy LLP

Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution


Dominic Offord heads Howard Kennedy’s Commercial Disputes Resolution team and represents clients on high-profile and multi-jurisdictional insolvency/ fraud cases.

Dominic advises local and foreign Insolvency Practitioners, as well as, creditors and directors in a wide range of insolvency claims ranging from misfeasance to antecedent transactions and enforcing security. He also works closely with Howard Kennedy’s experts in criminal and regulatory investigations and, where cases are high profile, his reputational management colleagues.

Dominic regularly speaks at domestic and international conferences on issues in insolvency and civil fraud. He has helped shape the law on cross-border insolvency by representing clients in the appellant courts.  During his career Dominic has successfully assisted clients recover billions of dollars.

Dominic is a member of R3 Association of Business Recovery professionals, the Fraud Lawyers Association and the Insolvency Lawyers Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

With ‘all the skill of a Magic Circle firm‘, Howard Kennedy LLP‘s commercial litigation practice covers contractual disputes, misrepresentation, warranty claims, shareholder and partnership disputes, M&A conflicts, joint venture-related contentious issues, and corporate governance issues. Commercial dispute resolution head Dominic Offord specialises in contractual disputes, cross-border fraud matters and contentious insolvency; Joel Leigh is an expert in complex professional negligence and civil fraud claims; and Duncan Bagshaw has niche expertise in Africa-related energy disputes. India group chair Arish Bharucha joined as partner from Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP during 2021, while Ayesha Salim and James Wingfield are experienced legal directors.